Research Degrees

The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture offers research degrees at PhD, MPhil and Masters level in all our subject areas. For more information, contact Dr Andrew Gordon (Director of Postgraduate Research) or visit our Research Degrees pages.

Taught Postgraduate Programmes

MSc, MLitt and MMus programmes may be taken over one year (full-time) or two years (part time). They are achieved by a selection of taught modules and an individual practical or research-led project. These programmes may also be taken as a Diploma or Certificate qualification without the dissertation element. Please note that immigration regulations prevent a student from outside the European Union from studying part-time.

 For more information, contact Dr Amy Bryzgel (Postgraduate Taught Programmes) or visit our Postgraduate Taught Degrees page.

Postgraduate Student Representatives

Our postgraduate students reps are here to listen to current students and bring their concerns to school meetings. If you are a postgraduate student and have anything that you'd like discussed, please contact one of the representatives below.


Saeed Nasir

I am an international PhD candidate in English. Basically, I am from Pakistan and hold M. Phil and M.A English from Baha Uddin Zakariya University, Multan Pakistan. My research focuses on Samuel Beckett and the Muslim World, and it is funded by Punjab Higher Education Commission, Lahore, Pakistan.

Currently, I am working as PG Rep at LLMVC and this role allows me to represent you at various bodies of the University of Aberdeen including 'Evidence for Enhancement: Improving the Student Experience', Postgraduate Research School and others. At the school, our focus is to enhance the standard of research environment  and  opportunities of socialization for you. Postgraduate forum is one of the examples for this. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any suggestions, concerns or ideas you may have about how to improve your learning experience at the School of Language, Literature, Film and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen.

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